Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks jump as investors hold out for recovery

[Reuters] Gold gains as bleak economic outlook stokes safe-haven demand

[Reuters] Oil up on lower U.S. stocks, firmer demand

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications point to a remarkable recovery in homebuying

[Reuters] China stands pat on benchmark rate, signals brief pause in easing efforts

[CNBC] China stocks up food and oil supplies as coronavirus spurs fears about shortages

[Reuters] Germany says proposed recovery fund is not about joint borrowing

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Finally Hears EU Cavalry Coming to Help Its Crisis Fight

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lira-Averse Banks Raise Concern in Turkey of Another Dollar Rush

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkey Turns to Gulf Ally Again With $15 Billion Qatar Swap Line

[Reuters] Brazil suffers record coronavirus deaths, Trump mulls travel ban

[Reuters] Australian retail sales dive a record 17.9% in April: ABS preliminary estimate

[Reuters] Exclusive: In veiled warning to Iran, U.S. tells Gulf mariners to stay clear of its warships

[Bloomberg] China Vows Retaliation Over Pompeo’s Message to Taiwan’s Tsai

[Bloomberg] China’s New Outbreak Shows Signs the Virus Could Be Changing

[Bloomberg] Russia Joins Global Borrowing Boom With Record Bond Sale

[Bloomberg] Debt Woes Derail India’s Plan to Deliver Stronger Fiscal Support

[WSJ] States Step Up Reopenings, Hoping to Limit Economic Damage

[WSJ] Behind Bond Market’s Stall, Investors See Hard Times Ahead

[WSJ] Turkish Banks’ Big Foreign Debts Worry Investors